[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Should we drop non-SMP ia64 kernel images?

On Tue September 27 2005 11:00, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Sep 2005, Sven Luther wrote:
> > Do you mean that kexec doesn't work in SMP situations ? I am not sure
> > what you mean about test situations and the SMP kernel should work just
> > well in virtualized environments, but i have some trouble equating ia64
> > machines with low memory situations :)
> The new kernel started with kexec for debugging purposes may need to be
> simple and small. AFAIK the amount of memory for the second kernel is
> limited. Virtualization of SMP environments is pretty complex. In
> many situations its just nice to have a UP kernel around.
I have a zx2000 running debian. I don't mind if there is no deb package
for the UP version but if I install the kernel source and do my own build,
I would like the UP option to build.
Richard Harke

Reply to: